Essential Oil Profiles, Essential Oil Information, Essential Oil Use, Essential Oil Safety
The characteristics and properties of each essential oil is provided in more detail along with information on its origin and history, therapeutic benefits and precautions before use.
Angelica root essential oil has balancing and strengthening properties. It provides a boost for the immune system and is a very useful for joint flexibility.
Anise star (or star anise as it is otherwise known) has stimulating and energising properties having a particularly refreshing and stimulating action.
The wonderfully reviving fragrance of basil essential oil gives the mind strength and clarity whilst helping to combat fatigue.
Bay laurel essential oil is excellent for use on the hair as a stimulant and a tonic. It is also good for everyday aches and pains. It is known to be a natural antiseptic.
The therapeutic properties of benzoin oil include: Anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, antiseptic and astringent. It is soothing, warming and stimulating.
Bergamot essential oil has antibacterial, deodorising, refreshing, soothing, and uplifting properties which make it excellent for body skincare preparations, for ensuring healthy and vital skin.
Cajuput is a versatile antiseptic and clearing essential oil that can also be used effectively as an inhalant during the cold season.
Camphor essential oil has antiseptic properties.
Carrot essential oil is warming and reviving. It is good for problem skin, including overheated and irritated skin and also mature skin.
Cedarwood essential oil is astringent and antiseptic. It is useful in skin preparations for problem oily skin.
Chamomile German essential oil is renowned for its soothing properties and is especially useful for dry, problem and irritated skin.
The therapeutic properties of Citronella oil include: antiseptic, deodorant, insecticide, parasitic, tonic and stimulant.
Coriander essential oil is refreshing and comforting oil. It is also warming and good for everyday aches and pains. It can also act as an aphrodisiac.
Cypress essential oil is wonderful essential oil for overheated skin and maintaining a healthy circulation
Elemi essential oil has antiseptic and stimulating properties. It is used in skin care products, especially for mature skin.
Reported to be anodyne, antiperiodic, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, astringent, deodorant, diaphoretic and expectorant, eucalyptus is a folk remedy for abscess...
Fennel essential oil therapeutic properties include antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, galactagogue and splenic...
Fir Needle essential oil has refreshing, invigorating, stimulating and strengthening, properties
Frankincense essential oil is a lovely warming essential oil for tired muscles and for soothing everyday aches and pains.
The therapeutic properties of Ginger essential oil are: Stimulating, tonic, warming, clarifying, strengthening, encouraging...
Juniperberry essential oil has antiseptic and astringent properties which make it very useful for people who have oily skin.
Lavender essential oil is antiseptic, balancing, soothing and rejuvenating properties. It blends well with most oils, especially citrus and florals.
Lemon essential oil is antiseptic, antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, bactericidal...
Lemongrass has antiseptic, antibacterial, deodorising and stimulating properties. Lemon grass essential oil is a stimulating tonic for the skin.
Mandarin essential oil is a soothing, cheering and a gentle essential oil. It has uplifting and balancing qualities and is emotionally comforting.
Manuka essential oil has powerful cleansing and antiseptic properties with clinical trials suggesting that it has more of an effect on MRSA bacteria...
Marjoram essential oil is warming, relaxing, soothing, penetrating and comforting for everyday aches and pains.
Melissa essential oil is uplifting, revitalizing and harmonising. It has a soothing effect on the emotions.
Myrtle essential oil has clarifying, cleansing, refreshing and uplifting properties. It is said to be an oil that is emotionally cleansing...
Neroli essential oil is rejuvenating for all skin types, especially dry, mature or problem skin. It has harmonizing, uplifting and revitalizing properties.
Nutmeg essential oil has soothing and comforting properties as well as being emotionally uplifting and balancing.
Orange essential oil is a strengthening, refreshing, strengthening and stimulating essential oil.
Palmarosa essential oil is refreshing and soothing. It can be beneficial for problem and oily skin and is also good for mature skin
Parsley seed essential oil has a warm woody-spicy herbaceous aroma. It has cleansing properties with the parsley herb being high is vitamins A and C.
Patchouli essential oil is a relaxing and soothing essential oil. This essential oil is antiseptic, deodorant and sensual.
Peppermint essential oil has cooling, invigorating, clearing, refreshing and antiseptic properties
Petitgrain essential oil is relaxing and refreshing, although it can be soothing, depending on which combination of essential oils it is blended with.
Pine oil is used widely for many purposes such as industrial and household cleaners, hospital and veterinary disinfectants, insecticides, as a room fragrance, commercial paints, soaps and detergents to name just a few.
The therapeutic properties of sage oil include: Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-oxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, digestive...
Tangerine essentiasl oil is anti-septic, antispasmodic, cytophylactic, digestive, depurative, sedative, stomachic and tonic...
Tea Tree essential oil is a wonderful antiseptic essential oil which can help maintain a healthy and balanced immune system.
The therapeutic properties of Thyme essential oil include: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, reviving, fortifying and emotionally uplifting...
The therapeutic properties of ylang ylang oil include: antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, hypotensive and sedative.